Tree Of Knowledge

Seddon’s homes division helps group weather Covid 

Dan Whelan

The pandemic pushed the Bolton-based company’s construction arm into the red for the 12 months ended 31 December 2020 but the firm’s housing division increased turnover by more than 50% year-on-year, brightening the overall picture. 

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Trio of schemes in line for share of £40m 

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Dan Whelan

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority is to sign off loans for Northstone projects totalling 373 homes in Bolton and Wigan, as well as £21.5m to the joint venture delivering the residential element of the £120m Stockport Interchange. 


Warrington raises eyebrows with £200m loan 

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Dan Whelan

The council’s cabinet approved the loan facility to an entity indirectly controlled by The Hut Group founder Matthew Moulding last year and the e-commerce firm has drawn down £152m so far, according to a report to the authority’s audit and corporate governance committee. 

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Oldham Tesco changes hands in £54m deal 

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Dan Whelan

Kuwait Business Town Real Estate Company has acquired the 149,000 sq ft store and an accompanying retail parade from a Qatari institutional investor represented by London-based Jade Merchant Bank. 

Rochdale Stations

Plans hatched for Castleton’s station-led regeneration

Sarah Townsend

Rochdale Council has prepared a draft framework to guide development in the area, following a sizeable piece of work with the Greater Manchester Stations Alliance to assess local investment opportunities.